The Public Enemy (1931)

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Directed By William A. Wellman William A. Wellman Starring James Cagney James Cagney  •  Jean Harlow Jean Harlow  •  Edward Woods Edward Woods  •  Joan Blondell Joan Blondell  •  Donald Cook Donald Cook Genres Action  •  Crime Drama  •  Crime  •  Drama  •  Gangster Film  •  Pre-Code Hollywood Studios &
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National Film Registry  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  1,000 Noir Films: They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn't They?
Release Info 1931-04-23T00:00:00Z April 23, 1931
B&W  •  83 minutes NR Rated NR
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tampabayrays03

tampabayrays03 on 3/6/2011 Reply  · 

Behind Cagney's best performance and David Mendoza's searing score, this film is clearly a classic.

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cdogzilla

cdogzilla on 10/2/2017 Reply  · 

I'll take The Mayor of Hell over this one, but it has its moments.

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